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had not had super pacs romney would have raised money and the other candidates would not have. they raised millions themselves virtually. the millionaires and billionaires funded them. each of them had one billionaire that kept them in the race and if that hadn't happened they would have had no money to pay for gas in a car. they would have been out. >> you're saying the billionaires kept it going? >> absolutely. they kept them going for months in the way that the public never would have and they attacked, used the billionaire's money to attack romney. he had to spend his money to defend himself and raise a lot of money through his super pac to defend himself, but the result was the election took much longer to get a republican nominee than the republicans had hoped and romney was broke starting. if you look at what the democrats are saying now, it was we had an advantage because we were sitting lying in wait for them. obama had raised hundreds of millions of dollars that he could spend on advertising to define romney in the early summer and the romney campaign couldn't hit ba
time. but most to have the money was spent by supporters of mitt romney, and it didn't win the electorate. so should we be caring anymore? is it okay for them to be throwing their money away if they want to and the message not getting through? >> well, i felt it was a perfect example of free market economies, right? all the money that was spent -- what was it, $8 million -- i think it was $800 million, relative to $500 million on the left. didn't work. the electorate made their voice known and i think what's particularly powerful is this is an election cycle where i think the american public, for the first time in a long time, said enough is enough all the horrible things that were being said about women, in fact, insured many women's victory because a vote for mccaskill was against the horrible things akin was saying. not so much a vote for donnelly, but a vote for the things his opponent was saying. so i think citizens united already demonstrated itself to not have the overweaning preemptive effect that was predicted. >> first of all, if you add at what both candidates sp
and governor romney. 97% of small businesses are spared with a $250,000 limit in terms of tax increases. what we're talking about are people making a lot of money, lawyers and investment bankers and those who are in subchapter s corporations on who can pay more for goodness sakes. if it means moving the economy forward. it's time to take these old arguments and set them over here and talk about a new day, a new approach. that's what the election is all about. >> senator durbin, congressman price, thank you both for joining us this morning. appreciate it. >> thanks, candy. >> thank you. >>> next, he was chairman of mitt romney's hispanic steering committee, but carlos gutierrez has some tough talk for his party when it comes to immigration reform. >> if we get it wrong, shame on us. there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save
romney to attack in may. usually with 18 years head started, able to focus on things like that. you could look at the decision that we're going to horde our money until the end. we will not allow it. and in fact, if you when you look at the romney combain, up of the moment of the first debate there hadn't been a decent moment since the price. he -- i looked into it as the abyss. in the case of chris kristy if this is one of the most dynamic leaders and popular country. so attacking chris cristy and blaming chris cristy sfr this, tarking off the table one of the solutions to the problems that we've talked about. and so chris cristy, web would be if we had another 10 cristies -- a dynamic leader realized that he had one of the toughest partisans. he took an oath to the people of the state of new york. he was there with the president of the the united states, zoing his job. he ought to be applauded for it in the republican party. it was a huge day for republicans to co that. just a hue. -- >> just so you have the opportunity four years from now to list predictions that you make and show you
romney and president obama. 97% of small businesses are spared with a $250,000 limit in terms of tax increases. what we're talking about are people making a lot of money, lawyers and investment bankers and those who are in subchapter s corporations on who can pay more for goodness sakes. if it means moving the economy forward. it's time to take these old arguments and set them over here and talk about a new day, a new approach. that's what the election was all about. >> senator durbin, congressman price, thank you both for joining us this morning. appreciate it. >> thanks, candy. >> thank you. >>> next, he was chairman of mitt romney's hispanic steering committee, but carlos gutierrez has some tough talk for his party when it comes to immigration reform. >> if we get it wrong, shame on us. ♪ [ gordon ] for some this line is a convenience. how you doing today? i'm good thanks. how are you? i'm good. [ gordon ] but for others, it's all they can afford. every day nearly nine million older americans don't have enough to eat. anything else? no, not today. join me, aarp, and aarp foundat
pushed kids off the cliff. it's dramatic. in the election we just had, ann romney's horse got nine times as much coverage as children and family issues did. we're spending two times as much money on seniors as we are on children. everybody keeps acknowledging that it's critical to invest in our children to have a healthy future for our country. yet, we never give them attention in terms of time, money, or attention from the media and our politics and policy. that's because they don't have a constituency fighting for them, and they don't vote. so we put this campaign together, too small to fail, toosmall.com, to bring the attention it deserves that we all know as parents and voters and people in the community. we talk about it all the time. we just need to actually do something about it. that's what the campaign is about. >> can an ad campaign here really make the difference? it's a huge freight train coming down the track here. >> well, it is, but richard, budgeting is all about priorities and making the right priorities. when you talk to people, 74% of parents, 64% of voters all acknowl
have to do, the more money we make. posts are what is the single most egregious tax loophole that companies are rich people exploit? >> guest: is the one i've been calling for that romney's taxes about. if you have a billion dollars for chinook of the tax-free. you go investment instruments that don't pay a dividend. if you can interest can interest to take tax irvings spoke on sumo pay tax on that. with a billion dollars if you make 5% coming amid $50 million the first year sales are pretty lavish lifestyle, the family playing and private schools on this or not. so your banker lindsey $10 million to pay 2% interest he owed $10,000,200. her fortune is now grown to a billion 50 million nec to your banker needs another 10 million next year. her fortune rose to 1.1 billion. you spent 20 million was $300,000 -- $500,000 in interest. you will be better and better and better off in a country all to the cost of the government with your hedge fund manager of private equity manager is romney was through the end of 2001, when he was the sole owner of bain capital. government rules allo
to open the doors. look at what can has done. advocating, contributing money to these campaigns and having conversations with those he is close to. paul singer, of the biggest donors to the republican party, the finance chair from mitt romney is one of the single greatest the lampas on the issue of equality and marriage equality. we could go on and on. the more we have leaders like that, that for such conversation, when those elected officials come to their doors one in meetings, money, fundraisers, that dialogue happens. that helps us further open the restores. we have to see what the opportunities are. some have been leases for a long time. my hope is we will have more that follow susan colin' lead. >> what about the democrats? are you going to put the pressure on harry reid to deliver on that? >> it is a crime that we still do not have workplace protection in this country. the vast majority of americans supported. the vast majority of republicans and conservatives support it. it is outrageous that we have had some elected officials who have not allowed this to go forward. many countries
for governor romney during the campaign. so he is someone who believes in this cause and we're bringing together a very large group of people that will be part of it. but the idea is to raise money and to be able to exercise our free speech and talk about the fact that we support immigration reform, we can't give money to candidates but we can surely talk about issues that you know that correspond to certain candidates in certain districts and regional gones and this is the way to make change. we can't just keep talking about it and can't assume this problem is going to go away. so i'm very, very pleased to be giving this another shot. because we've tried this before and we have to fix it. it's one of those things that we have to confront and we have to fix. we can't ignore and up until now we've been sort of punting the ball down the road, iing norring it and the situation gets more complex. we're talking about families now. we're not talking about individuals but kids who have been in school who don't know any other country but the u.s. it's time to come to terms with a mistake that a
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